War of the Rebellion: Serial 059 Page 0190 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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HEADQUARTERS NORTHERN DEPARTMENT,

Columbus, Ohio, March 29, 1864.

Brigadier General JULIUS WHITE,

Springfield Ill.:

Have you any further information from Charleston or Moultrie County? How many of the Fifty-fourth Illinois are at Charleston? Give me full particulars.

S. P. HEINTZELMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS NORTHERN DEPARTMENT,

Columbus, Ohio, March 29, 1864.

Captain HILL,

Invalid Corps, Paris, Edgar County, Ill.:

Have you any information of disturbances at Charleston, Coles County, Ill.? If so, let me know at once the facts.

S. P. HEINTZELMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

GENERAL ORDERS, HDQRS. 4TH DIV., 16TH ARMY CORPS,

Williams' Landing, Tenn., March 29, 1864.

Numbers 6.

The troops of this command will march at 5 o'clock a. m. on the 30th instant for Purdy, the First Brigade in advance. Forty rounds of ammunition must be carried by each man and 20 rounds per man must be carried in wagons. Three days' rations will be carried in haversacks. Only one wagon and two ambulances per regiment will be allowed. As much forage must be carried as possible with the limited transportation, as the country is supposed to contain but little.

The troops must march in readiness for battle, as the enemy may be expected at any moment after leaving our present camp.

By order of Brigadier General James C. Veatch:

F. W. FOX,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. 1ST DIV., U. S. COLORED TROOPS,

Vicksburg, Miss., March 29, 1864.

Numbers 14.

I. The First Brigade, Brigadier General I. F. Shepard commanding, will move to Vicksburg, Miss., commencing on the 30th instant, moving one regiment each day until the entire brigade has been transferred, not including the Third U. S. Cavalry (colored) and Battery A, Second U. S. Artillery (colored), which will remain at Haynes' Bluff.

II. The Second Brigade, Colonel H. Schofield commanding, will move to Haynes' Bluff in the same order prescribed for the First Brigade, until the brigade has been transferred, commencing on the 30th instant.

III. The headquarters of the respective brigades will be moved as soon as practicable.